Halling Family History

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Halling Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): habitational name from Hawling in Gloucestershire or possibly from Halling in Kent. Halling was named in Old English as ‘family or followers of a man called Heall’; Hawling may have the same etymology or it may have meant ‘people from Hallow’ (a place in Worcestershire named in Old English with halh + haga ‘enclosure’), or ‘people at the nook of land’, Old English halh (see Hale 1). German: variant of Häling (see Haling).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Helling, Harling, Dalling, Alling, Holling, Melling, Hilling, Ballin

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Halling Family Origin

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Halling Family Occupations

What did your Halling ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Market Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Halling. 38% of Halling men worked as a Market Gardener and 78% of Halling women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halling were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Market Gardener
  • Farmer
  • General Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Halling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Halling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Halling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Halling. For the veterans among your Halling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halling Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Halling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Halling in 1953 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halling ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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